Cajuns’ In San Marcos For Road Finale
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns hit the road for the final time in the regular season, taking on the Texas State Bobcats in a three game Sun Belt Conference series at the Bobcat Ballpark. Game times are scheduled for 6:00 pm Friday, 4:00 Saturday and 1:00 Sunday. All three games will be carried locally on 96.5 KPEL-FM.
The Cajuns (28-21, 14-10 Sun Belt) have won 16 of their last 21 contests and are coming off a series win against nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina. Texas State is 23-24-1 11-13 in the Sun Belt. The Bobcats have lost six of their last nine conference games, going 1-2 in each of their last three series.
The Cajuns lead the all-time series, 21-10, but are just 4-4 at Bobcat Ballpark. The Cajuns remember their last trip to San Marcos fondly, as they defeated Georgia Southern to win the Sun Belt Tournament in 2016, their third straight tournament title.
Pitching matchups for this weekend are:
FRIDAY: LA: LHP Colten Schmidt (6-0, 1.64 ERA) vs. TXST: RHP Nicholas Fraze (5-3, 2.93 ERA
SATURDAY: LA: LHP Hogan Harris (4-1, 2.45 ERA) vs. TXST: RHP Connor Reich (5-3, 3.45 ERA)
SUNDAY: LA; TBA vs. TXST: LHP Wes Engle (1-3, 4.12 ERA).
The Cajuns find themselves 1/2 game behind Little Rock for the West Division lead in the Sun Belt. Little Rock is at Coastal Carolina this weekend. Texas State is three games behind the Cajuns in the West standings, tied with UTA for third place and tied for seventh overall. The Bobcats and Mavericks play a three game series in Arlington next weekend.